Dravyaguna is the department that deals with the study of medicinal plants i.e., Identification, properties, action, and therapeutic uses of plants with the correlation of fundamental principles of Ayurveda. It is the most important department of Ayurveda as it covers all the drugs which are important for nutrition and treatment.

Dravyaguna deals with the nomenclature, pharmacognosy Pharmacology and pharmacotherapeutics.

Dravyaguna studies more than 600 medicinal plants explained in Ayurveda Samhita.

Department has a well-established Herbal Garden, demonstrating more than 300 medicinal plants on campus. Each plant is labeled with a name plant displaying their Sanskrit name, Latin name, Family, classification, and therapeutic uses according to Ayurveda.

Department has well established and well-equipped pharmacognosy and pharmacology laboratory for analytical studies of the drug.


  • GGIMS gives equal focus on academic learning and extracurricular activities.
  • Under Graduate Level: -Theoretical and practical teaching DRAVYAGUNA as per the prescribed syllabus of NCICM.


  • To provide quality and skillful education by following the principles of Ayurveda.
  • To prepare skilled teachers and excellent medicinal research institute.
  • To establish quality control parameters for the natural medicinal plant.
  • To provide training to increase the professional skill of students.
  • To provide research, education, and training at UG Level to become a center of excellence.

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